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2022 Training Calendar

Deconstructing Challenges in Play Therapy through Case Conceptualization (Formerly known as: Open Play Therapy Supervision)

Date(s):

October 3rd, 2022

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EST

Fee:

$135/person

CEUs: 1.5 CEs 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Location:

Live-online webinar:

www.integrativecounseling.us

Description:

In this small group webinar, catered to the specific needs of the participants, we will be discussing the challenges of providing play therapy including play therapy skills, identifying clinical challenges, creating authentic therapeutic moments, and addressing the nuances of the practice of play therapy. Participants are asked to come prepared with a specific supervision question or challenge.


By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:

1) Identify challenges in providing play therapy, 2) recognize what is working (and what is not) in clinical play therapy sessions, 3) provide authentic learning opportunities for play therapy supervises, and 4) address the nuances of the practice of play therapy.

 

***For individuals working on their CCPT through NIRE: You must submit a 10-minute video clip from a session prior to the webinar in order for it to count towards your certification.

 

Continuing Education - 1.5 CEs

*Non-contact APT CE hours. This workshop meets APT’s definition of Live Webinar.

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085​

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

3-Day Play Therapy Training Event

Date(s):

October 19th-21st, 2022

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

(1 hr. lunch break each day)

Fee:

$175/day for professionals

$125/day for students

CEUs: 6 Contact CEs/Day

(18 CEs total) 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Location:

Integrative Counseling Services

5 W. Cayuga St.

Oswego, NY 13126

Day 1: Play Therapy Basic Training

Mental health and educational professionals who work with children can significantly
benefit from training in play therapy. The most basic skills in play therapy can improve rapport and subsequently relationships with children (professional AND personal). In this workshop participants will build on the basic foundational play therapy skills to engage children (from infancy through the elementary grades) in play therapy. Developmental and cultural issues relevant to this population will be addressed and many practical and dynamic interventions will be demonstrated.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
1) Identify three reasons to use play therapy with children, 

2) Replicate at least two play therapy skills clinically suitable to build connection to children, 

3) Use beginning play therapy skills to address the developmental and emotional needs of children, 

4) Accurately identify feelings in children,

5) Explain the culture of childhood as it relates to Play Therapy, 

6) Describe the play therapy approach with children.

Day 2: Not-So-Basic Play Therapy Training

Mental health and educational professionals who have attended Not so Basic Play Therapy 
Training 1 or have initial training in Child-Centered Play Therapy can significantly benefit from this seminar. In this workshop, participants will engage in advanced authentic learning in play therapy to further their knowledge and skills. Advanced skills training through role-plays and practice exercises will be included to increase experience and knowledge on play therapy. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect on their previous training.

 

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
1) Describe the child-centered play therapy process and have first-hand experience through authentic learning and practice, 

2) Identify key themes that may present themselves in a child's play and understand their significance, 

3) Develop strategies for approaching common play therapy challenges, 

4) Describe how and why limits are set in play therapy, 

5) Create a foundation for utilizing limiting setting in clinical practice of play therapy,

6) List what toys are appropriate in the therapeutic play room.

Day 3: Play Therapy with Traumatized Children

This training focuses on using a prescriptive approach to play therapy, with the best of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches for children who have been traumatized. In this course, participants learn about the emotional, behavioral, and psychological markers of developmental trauma, and the special issues these children present in play therapy, including consulting with parents.

By the end of this course participants are able to:
1) Identify post-traumatic play in play therapy.
2) Describe play therapy techniques suitable for children who have been traumatized.
3) Practice limit-setting skills in play therapy.
4) Describe skills for parent consultation.

5) List three examples of toxic post-traumatic play.

6) Explain how trauma responses manifest in play therapy.

Continuing Education - 18 CEs total (6 CEs/training day)

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085​

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

The Power of Themes in Play Therapy

Date(s):

November 7th, 2022

Time:

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Fee:

$165 for professionals

$135 for students

CEUs: 4 Non-Contact CEs 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Location:

Live-online webinar:

www.integrativecounseling.us

Description:

The ability to tease out themes in play therapy benefits the relationship with the child, serves as a framework for consultations with caregivers and educational professionals, and improves clinical conceptualization. Identifying and understanding the themes that emerge in the play of play therapy is the focus of this webinar. When working with children, thematic considerations will be envisioned through the lens of the culture of childhood to gain a greater understanding of the play of play therapy. In this course, participants will have multiple authentic learning experiences.

By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) Identify common themes in the play of play therapy.

2) Describe how play therapy can be used in consultation.

3) Describe how to apply themes to clinical conceptualization. 

Continuing Education - 4 CEs

*Non-contact APT CE hours. This workshop meets APT’s definition of Live Webinar.

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085​

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

 

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